View Full Version : All NYC NYC Schools Chancellor leads push to revive January Regents test

06-21-2011, 09:34 AM
From N.Y. Daily News (http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2011/06/21/2011-06-21_walcott_leads_push_to_revive_regents_test.html) by Rachel Monahan:

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott - along with superintendents from four other cities - has called on the state to restore the Regents exams in January.

The exams, part of the requirements for graduation, were given three times a year until last month, when state education officials voted for cutting the mid-year testing dates to save $1.4 million.

"The decision will have a devastating impact on students throughout New York State, particularly for the students in the Big 5 Cities," the school leaders wrote in letters sent Friday to Gov. Cuomo, state Education Department Commissioner John King and state Chancellor Merryl Tisch.

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